Franta Family History

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Franta Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name František, Czech form of Francis.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Frana, Franko, Franek, Frano, Franca, Franza, Frank, France, Franz

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Franta Family Origin

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Franta Family Occupations

What did your Franta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Franta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Franta's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Franta family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franta.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Franta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Franta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Franta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Franta

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Franta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Franta. For the veterans among your Franta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franta Life Expectancy

What is the average Franta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Franta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1944. The average life expectancy for Franta in 1944 was 100, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franta ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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